ScanSource Communications

ScanSource Communications is your source for total communications solutions. We understand the channel like no other distributor. And understanding the channel means understanding what your business needs. We deliver industry-leading videoconferencing and telephony products and high-quality communications products and services. We provide unified communications education, state-of-the-art logistics, financial services, technical support, professional services, and much more. With ScanSource Communications, you’ll get everything you need to generate more sales for your business – and so much more – because we get it.

The Shared Economy: A New Economic Power

by Kevin Price August 17, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst

By Kevin Price The ever-increasing prevalence of technology provides the opportunity to create a highly efficient, self-service business model. It creates a global marketplace to match up those with an asset or service to supply with those in need of it. Technology makes the transaction cost miniscule and eliminates most of the complexity that was […]

Free Polycom IP Phone Provisioning

by Alex Britt August 17, 2015 ScanSource Communications

Have you ever had your Polycom IP Phone provisioned through the ScanSource Custom Configuration Center? If not, now is your chance to try it out! For a limited time, through September 30, 2015, you can get your Polycom IP Phones provisioned through the ScanSource Custom Configuration Center for free. That is right; all resellers who […]

Does your logo really matter?

by Amy Fitch August 12, 2015 Business

Let’s be honest… we all are guilty of judging a book by its cover. When looking for a new book, I usually pick it up, check out the cover, then decide whether or not it’s worth my time to crack open the pages and read further. Believe it or not, prospective customers use the exact […]

Talkin’ Bout the Future of Interactive Voice Response

by Jeremy Burton August 11, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Interactive voice response (IVR) systems are—how do I put this nicely?—not one of the most beloved technological advances of the last century. They can be cumbersome, confusing to use, and flat-out frustrating sometimes. We’ve all had that IVR experience where, after navigating through a maze of choices, we find […]

IPX Can Enable Revenue Innovation for Voice Wholesalers

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

IPX Revenue Innovation Part 2 By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. In Part 1 of this series, I wrote about a couple of revenue generating ideas for IPX providers. So how can an IPX provider go about this? Firstly, the IPX platform needs to be up-to-date as well as support IPX standards. Obviously Dialogic provides […]

VoLTE / IMS Take on OTT Apps

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

By Jim McLaughlin – Dialogic, Inc. Initially, Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile networks were deployed in order to address an ever-increasing demand for faster mobile data speeds. However, the latest report from the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) highlights growing momentum around a new and different use case for this all-IP mobile network. Specifically, at […]

What Will It Take to Bring Back the Ringback?

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. Waaayy back in 2008, ringback tones were music to the ears of the telco industry. The ringback tone (RBT) market in the U.S. had just peaked at $200+ million, and analysts were predicting global sales of $4.7 BILLION by 2012. Somewhere along the way, however, the dreams of ringback […]

Four Good Reasons to FoIP

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc. The death of the fax, to paraphrase Mark Twain, has been greatly exaggerated. While traditional fax services are declining, there are still more than 40 million fax machines in service around the world generating billions of faxes every year. And Fax over IP (FoIP) services are actually on the […]

Why Are Mobile Operators Tuning Into Music and Video Services?

by Jeremy Burton August 4, 2015 Business

By Tim Moynihan – Dialogic, Inc.   Maybe you’re one of those people that still uses the factory-default ring tone, and that’s fine. Not everybody wants to hear the opening strains of Beethoven’s Fifth blaring from your pocket. But for many people, music makes up part of their identity. The same holds true for our […]

5G and NFV: Part 4 – Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networking: The Telecom Paradigm of the Future

by Jeremy Burton July 13, 2015 Business

By Chet Berry How will 5G ever become actualized if it requires CSPs to make sweeping changes to their legacy investments and infrastructure? Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) are envisioned to facilitate the transition of the magnitude required by 5G. If we examine the basic benefit pillars that NFV and SDN […]